West aiming to get back to state tourney
Lady Trojans missed out in 2013 after three straight trips
Last year was undoubtedly a trying year for the entire town of West after an explosion devastated the town and left several dead.
The Lady Trojans provided the town with something to pull for as they finished up 26-8, and then swept Taylor out in the first round before falling to Pollock Central in the second. Full Story
Robertson, Pelzel lead Tigers at area meet
Tigers send six to regional track meet in Humble
WACO—Dae Dae Robertson smashed her own school record in the 300-meter hurdles and weightman Josh Pelzel earned his third straight trip to regionals at the Region III Area Meet at LaVega High School last Wednesday. Full Story
Rockdale golfer is blowing up barriers
Tucker Tovar is all about breaking down barriers. The junior became the first individual district golf champion for
Rockdale since Brian Jones pulled it off in 1978. Full Story
Baylor offers Mitchell
One of the state’s best-kept basketball secrets may not be so secret any more.
Baylor basketball coach Scott Drew visited Rockdale with a scholarship offer in his pocket for Tiger star Wendell Mitchell. Full Story
Three is par for Milano golfers
Eagles have become regular visitors at Lion’s Club
MILANO—As far as the Milano golf team is concerned, it’s a matter of creative mathematics.
Fore equals three.
With just four players on the squad, the Eagles will be making their third straight trip to the state golf tournament next week. Full Story
A STATE GOLF
What—UIL Class A StateGolf TournamentWhen—April 30-May 1Where— Lions GolfCourse (Par 71, 6,001yards)Who— Milano*, Weimar*#, Normangee, Panhandle*, Iraan, Quanah,Stamford*, Olney, Bronte, Martin’s Mill*, Brookeland*, Harleton*.* 2013 entrant# Defending state champion Full Story
Tigers sting Stangs as they wait for playoffs
Blue faces West in three game series in first round
The Rockdale Tigers will enter the playoffs on a high note after blanking Madisonville 7-0 Tuesday night on the road in the regular season finale.
Coupled with Taylor’s 4-3 loss to Caldwell, the Tigers finish up 16-11 and 5-5 in District 18-3A and in sole possession of third place. Full Story
Thorndale, Milano converge on San Antonio for regional
Bulldogs’ Brooks, Austin only returning state participants
The surge to the state track meet begins in earnest this weekend.
A large entourage of track and field athletes from Thorndale and Milano will trek to San Antonio Friday and Saturday at D.W. Rutledge Stadium at Converse Judson.
What’s at stake is a chance to compete at the state meet May 9-10 in the state capital.
The top two places in each event will advance. Full Story
Milano falls to Thrall in finale
THRALL—The Milano Eagles fell on the road 16-8 to Thrall on Tuesday night to finish up District 26A play and their season.
Milano ends the year at 2-13 overall and 1-13 in league play.
David Jentsch absorbed the loss for Milano, pitching five innings and striking out six Tiger bat- ters. Chance Pack pitched the last inning of the game. Full Story
Eagles settle up as district champions, playoffs next
Thorndale also earns post season
The Milano Lady Eagles are co-champions of District 27A with Somerville after the two teams had to face each other twice in four days to determine seeding for the state playoffs.
Snook is the district’s third place team. Full Story